3D Mural Clay Sculpturing of Ganesha

First Name
Kawita
Last Name
Thakur
Course Summary

This 5 week short term course introduces students to the art of creating a ‘3D Ganesha Mural’ in clay. Murals are pieces of art carried out directly on the  hard surface, taking into consideration the architectural elements evident in the space. In this course students will learn to make Handmade Clay sculpting, texturing, Designing & professional way of coloring process (NO Mould work). Students enrolling for this course will not just learn about 3D mural, sculpting and painting, but by the end of it, would have created an art piece entirely by themselves. They can use it to beautify their homes or gift it to a near and dear one.

Lives In

Mumbai
Maharashtra
India

Course Duration
5 Weeks
Number of Students per section
5
Course Level
Beginner
Instruction Language
English
Taught On
Skype
Individuals
US$120.00

per week per student

per course
1 week =
2
classes
1 class =
60
minutes

Educator Profile

Educator Profile

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Instructor
First Name
Kawita
Last Name
Thakur
Number of years of relevant experience
30 Years
From: India
Teacher skill Keywords
Sculpting
Mural Clay
Study Details
Bachelors of Fine Arts
Sir J J School of Art, Mumbai
Work Details
Organization / Institute Name
Thakur's Art

Course Details

Students enrolling for this course will learn to clay sculpturing idol of Lord Ganesha, revered as a deity encouraging arts and sciences. Clay Sculpting tutorial topics will be covered in step by step stages as mentioned below. Throughout the course the teacher will provide students with useful tips that make the effort easy. She will also provide her valuable feedback for students to get the maximum out of their effort, ensuring that the outcome is as desired.

  • Materials Preparation;
  • Surface Texturing;
  • Drawing Layout;
  • Ganesha Idol Clay sculpturing;
  • Base Coating;
  • Professional method of Coloring in three stages; and
  • Lamination.

Value Additions: This short term course is perfectly suited for you, if you enjoy working on arts or crafts. Within a short period of time you will learn to create, through your individual effort, a mural. You will learn to sculpt the idol of ganesha as well as preparing the wooden board for placing the finished idol, that will be the background. You will learn how to make the mural art work look stunning by painting it with acrylic paint using professional techniques. By the culmination of this course you will have an art piece created entirely through your own effort, using it inside your home or gifting it to someone.  Course specific benefits: This course helps students learn to create art in a short duration of time. This course is conducted by Kawita Thakur, a fine artist practicing different creative art  forms for the last thirty years. Picking up useful tips and do’s and don't's students can very well try making a mural with some other central theme in place of the ganesh. This course can also be a trigger for you to learn other forms of creative art that in line with creating murals.

The ipassio edge: Students enrolling for this short term course on ipassio have the advantage of getting introduced to or learn the intricacies of an art form, from an experienced exponent of the art. Short term courses deal with creating a strong foundation on a specific topic. The syllabus of a short term course is predefined and ready before the commencement of the course. This gives students an understanding about the knowledge they will gain in the stipulated period of time, helping them in their planning and decision making. The persistent support from teachers enables the student to accomplish and achieve the desired result or outcome within the given timeframe. The class strength for short term courses, is limited to 5, ensuring that each student gets attention. A set of 5 individuals enrolling for a short term course encourages learning from peers and social interaction. This short term course bodes good for students passionate about learning, setting them up for the long term or advanced level of learning.

About Kawita Thakur: Kawita Thakur is a renowned name in the field of arts and crafts. It was her passion for learning arts that made her move from Ranchi to Mumbai when she got enrolled at the Sir J. J. School of Arts in Mumbai. In 1990. Completing the course with flying colors, Kawita worked at an advertising job for a couple years. Unable to satisfy her quest to do something creative and encouraged by her husband Promod Thakur, Kawita quit the job to start something of her own. Today, Kawita garners respect not just as an exceptional teacher, sharing her expertise, but has also as a seasoned and successful entrepreneur. Kawita’s art pieces are popular with corporates, hotel chains and individuals. She has through the years taught her art and shared her skills with students from around the world, countries like the US, UK, UAE etc.

Prerequites

This course to learn mural making will require the below mentioned material;

Ply or wooden board

Air dry clay

Plaster of paris

Acrylic paints

White glue and fevicol &

Painting brushes

Weekly Schedule

These sections are for individual students.

Click on Enrol corresponding to the Section that matches your schedule.
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FAQs

Faq
Question
What is the age criteria to enroll for this course?
Answer
Students thirteen years and above can enroll for this course.
Question
Can students make other murals using different material after completing this course?
Answer
Students can work on other murals using different kinds of clay. This is level I of sculpting for murals, students can work on murals of the same level.
Question
How long does it take to make a mural?
Answer
It approximately will take about 10 hours to complete a mural.
Question
What if the students is unable to attend an upcoming class?
Answer
The student is required to inform the teacher about his absence from a particular session, two days prior to the class. In such a case, the teacher will reschedule the class and conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student. In case the student misses to give two days prior notice about his absence to the teacher, then the decision to conduct another class for that student is completely based on teacher’s discretion.
Question
What if the teacher wishes to reschedule a class?
Answer
In case the teacher is unavailable for the scheduled class, he/she will inform the students two days prior to the class. The teacher will conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student.
Question
How much time will the teacher take to respond to a questions asked after class hours?
Answer
The teacher will try to respond to questions outside of class hours within a 24 hour time span. Students trying to connect with a query are advised to do so from 10:00 hrs in the morning till 20:00 hrs in evening.
Question
Will the teacher provide additional drawings or any other material for this course, apart from the live session?
Answer
Drawing will not be required for this exercise but for the purpose of reference the teacher will provide a drawing.
Question
Will there be an assessment for students undergoing this course? Would the teacher provide a certification to signify the learning?
Answer
As making a mural is an ongoing process students can click images and share it through mediums such as mail or WhatsApp for the teachers feedback. The teacher in specific will not be conducting assessments and there will be no certificate issue at the end of this course.
Question
How much time does it require to learn all forms and kinds of mural art?
Answer
It requires a minimum of a year to get a good understanding about the art form.

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